EU Energy Policy

Novak and Šefčovič to hold meeting on Ukrainian gas transit

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak and European Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič discussed the future of Ukrainian gas transit on Wednesday
By Staff reporter 12 April 2018 0 30399

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak and European Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič discussed the future of Ukrainian gas transit in a telephone conversation on Wednesday, Interfax has reported.

Novak confirmed Russia’s commitment to continue using Ukraine’s transit system after 2020 and said a bilateral meeting with Šefčovič will be held.

“In particular, [the] readiness of Russia to consider the possibility of engaging the Ukraine’s gas transport system after 2020 was noted subject to feasible and competitive conditions of its use," Novak reportedly said. 

"In view of...